Rhododendron 'Kate Waterer'
AGM (1993) 2012
Flowers: c17/hemispherical truss, funnel-shaped, 40 x 60mm, rosy crimson,
passing to clear rose with bright green markings on a white ground.
Calyx lobes 2-6mm long, dull white.
Foliage: oblong-obovate, c120 x 40mm, dull dark green above, with vestiges of indumentum below.
10 year height/spread: 1.5m/1m
Recognise by: only in flower.
Upright and compact, but not as hardy as many Hardy Hybrids.
Easy to grow and root.
Location: Ramster 2008
Photo: Miranda Gunn